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Ignosticism or igtheism is the theological position that every other theological position assumes too much about the concept of God and other theological concepts; including (but not limited to) concepts such as faith, spirituality, heaven, hell, afterlife, damnation, salvation, sin and the soul.

Ignosticism is the view that a coherent definition of a given religious term or theological concept must be presented before the question of the existence or nature of said term can be meaningfully discussed. Furthermore, if that definition is unfalsifiable, the ignostic takes the theological noncognitivist position that the question of the existence or nature referred to by the term, for the given definition, is meaningless. For example, the term "God" does not refer to anything that may or may not exist, therefore the term "God" has no literal significance.

Some philosophers have seen ignosticism as a variation of agnosticism or atheism, while others have considered it to be distinct.

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